Like most everything surrounding this Duke basketball team, things worked out nearly perfectly on Tuesday. The city of Durham’s celebration of the Blue Devils’ 2015 NCAA Tournament championship at the American Tobacco Campus started and ended without any of the lingering rainclouds unleashing a drop of precipitation.
Half of Duke’s fabulous freshman class will not be back for its sophomore season. Like Jahlil Okafor last week, Justise Winslow is leaving the Blue Devil basketball program early to become a professional. Winslow, a 6-6, 225-pound forward who starred during Duke’s run to the 2015 NCAA Tournament championship, announced Tuesday that he is entering the NBA Draft.
Freshman joins Okafor in heading to Duke early
Senior Elizabeth Williams and freshman Rebecca Greenwell took home the majority of the honors Monday night at the Duke women’s basketball team’s annual end-of-season banquet at the Washington Duke Inn.
The seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils ended their three-game losing streak with an emphatic 15-8 victory over the sixth-ranked Virginia Cavaliers in front of 1,857 in attendance at Koskinen Stadium on Sunday.
When the Duke women’s basketball team boarded the plane for the Sweet Sixteen in Spokane, Washington they all wore the same uniform. The players wore a royal Duke blue shirt, but there wasn’t any trace of a name or number anywhere on the garment. Instead, a collage of the words ‘Cure Finders for Cystic Fibrosis’ pieced together to form a pair of lung on the front of the shirt. A phrase at the base of the lungs read ‘Just Breathe.’
Senior Andrew Istler was tremendous on the mound, propelling Duke to a 2-1 victory over No. 5 Louisville to even the series Saturday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The new Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium at Duke University received high praise Saturday from new and former athletes attending a dedication ceremony for the new facility.
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Skye Bolt's seventh-inning home run made a winner out of Zac Gallen as No. 22 North Carolina topped N.C. State 2-1 on Friday night at Boshamer Stadium.
Jahlil Okafor brought Duke a championship and now he’s heading to the NBA.
As expected, the 6-11 270-pound freshman center is leaving school after one season and declaring for this June’s draft.
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This installment of "Off the Ball" features the incomparable Okafor brothers and Mitt Romney. Yes, that Mitt Romney.
This season’s Duke men’s basketball team, with a roster like never before it, boldly established a national championship as its goal.
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